Symphony No.13, Op.36 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(1945). Plate M. 18096 Г.
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For Piano

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Emiles Mern (2020/7/25)

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Editor Georgy Kirkor (1910-1980)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Sovyetsky Kompozitor, 1947.
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Work Title Symphony No.13
Alternative. Title
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 68
Key B-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in 3 sections
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1933 February
First Performance. 1934 January
First Publication. 1945
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P652
Dedication Frederick Stock
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, strings
External Links Wikipedia article (English)
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US premiere 15 January 1934 by Chicago Symphony, cond. Frederick Stock (Moscow premiere under Leo Ginzburg more or less simultaneous). According to de-Wikipedia and source (Gulinskaya), was probably intended to be dedicated to Stock (see the de-Wikipedia article).

was conceived in February 1933 ("konzipierte in einer einzigen Februarnacht des Jahres 1933.") - Gulinskaya, p.155 (1985 translation). "Die Uraufführung der 13. Sinfonie fand fast gleichzeit in Moskau (Dirigent: L. Ginsburg) und in Chicago (Dirigent: F. Stock) statt.) (p.158.) -- suggests, I think, that we don't really know which of these two was the first performance. This is somewhat similarly the case with at least one work by Prokofiev, too, I believe- for instance- though for that work (one of his string quartets?) for complicated reasons. - Schissel

Symphonies by Nikolay Myaskovsky